Leather Working Instruction Directory

Leather Working FAQ
Frequently asked questions about leather working and leather carving.

Basket Weave Leather Stamping
This article shows the basics of stamping basket weave patterns and several methods for handling borders.

Geometric Leather Stamping
Shows the basics of stamping geometric patterns using a layout grid.

Using Letter And Number Stamps
Personalizing your leather projects is easy once you know the proper technique for using these popular stamps.

Group Leather Crafting
A guide to the basics of setting up a leather craft program for scout leaders and others who run youth groups.

Selecting A Rivet Setter
Guide to choosing the rivet setter that is right for your needs.

Basics Of Leather Carving Series
This series shows the basic process for traditional western leather carving. They are numbered in the order the tools should be used.

Basics Of Leather Carving I - Preparation
This explains how to case leather and transfer patterns. Illustrated.

Basics Of Leather Carving II - Swivel Knife
This explains how to cut the pattern with a swivel knife. Illustrated.

Basics Of Leather Carving III - Camouflage Tool
This explains how to use the camouflage tool. Illustrated.

Basics Of Leather Carving IV - Pear Shader Tool
This explains how to use the pear shader tool. Illustrated.

Basics Of Leather Carving V - Beveler Tool
This explains how to use the beveler tool. Illustrated.

Basics Of Leather Carving VI - Veiner Tool
This explains how to use the veiner tool. Illustrated.

Basics Of Leather Carving VII - Seeder Tool
This explains how to use the seeder tool. Illustrated.

Basics Of Leather Carving VIII - Backgrounder Tool
This explains how to use the backgrounder tool. Illustrated.

Basics Of Leather Carving IX - Decorative Cuts
This explains how to make decorative cuts. Illustrated.

Basics Of Leather Carving X - Modeling Tool
This explains how to use the modeling tool. Illustrated.

 


Disclaimer: The information presented here is accurate to the best of my knowledge and common leather working practices as of the time of this writing. This article was originally published to the internet in June 2009 and has been modified and republished in April 2012. The author and the publisher accept no liability for the use or misuse of any of the information presented in this article. This article is presented for informational purposes and is used at your own risk.

Author: Bob Sherman

Publisher: Bobby's Craft Boutique Inc.

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